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San Diego, California
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120 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister, nephew and I drove up the coast and stayed here. It is a renovated hotel that wouldn't be so bad if the water pressure and noise wasn't so prominent. One of our neighbors had barking dogs, big loud trucks, and sounded like a dance party upstairs (floors are wooden). The pillows are pretty hard. I probably wouldn't stay... More 

Thank Keisha F
Modesto, California
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the outside, this hotel looks like any other hotel. However, inside the rooms are nice and tidy. It felt like I was in a room of a very nice home. The floors are hardwood, the bathrooms and rooms are very clean, and they have comfy beds. It was a great nights sleep. The rooms come with a Keurig coffee... More 

Thank jonvalen91
Durango, Colorado
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74 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Rooms are older, but cute and cozy. Bathroom is small enough that to use the toilet, you leave the door open, or come all the way in and close door. Not much room. The beds were extremely comfortable as were the pillows. Trouble started after the lights went out... The mini-fridge cycled off and on every five minutes or so,... More 

Thank BLWynn
Redwood City, California
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139 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I got a good deal on Hotels.com and I was super happy to stay here. The place is super centric and the rooms seems like they were renovated not too long ago. I highly recommend the place and probably will try to stay here next time I drive down to SC

Thank rwurbina
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

This is a decent little hotel for the price, cozy room too. The walls are thin, we had front row audio seats for the next room's romp session in the middle of the night. Neighborhood is not too appealing either, you will see many interesting types of people on the way walking down to the beach. The walk itself takes... More 

1 Thank Benjamin J
1 review
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Clean rooms, efficient, economical, great wifi, and access. Location is good for driving to desired spots, but not within safe walking distance for most purposes. We were in town for the IM 70.3, and we had enough room to set up a bike, but being a family of 4, we were very cramped. If you are driven by efficiency and... More 

Thank Julianne B
Westchester, California, United States
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82 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Continental Inn a typical two-story motel which is nicely-trimmed and is strong in maintenance and housekeeping. Depending on what you want in your lodging, I'd say the Continental matches what the mid-priced chains have to offer at a little lower rate. The room includes a high-mattress bed, typical bathroom, desk, Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV, microwave, and 'fridge. Complimentary coffee and... More 

Thank Larry S
Windsor, Canada
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36 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Easy to find and nice clean updated spacious room close to the boardwalk and downtown shops. I would stay here again. No breakfast but Keurig in each room. Hotel staff were very pleasant and check in was quick. Very tight parking on Annex side and a dirty bedspread otherwise a great stay

Thank CPSTO2013
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Walking distance to town and the pier, easy parking, really friendly staff, and surprisingly nice room with a large comfy bed, fridge, clean bathroom, fast wifi and TV. On a main road but we had no noise issues at all.

Thank Nicole R
1 review
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

At my sons Water Polo tournament. Ended up having to switch our stay to Santa Cruz at a late notice. Sat night was pretty pricey but if we averaged out the price it made up the price difference. We didn't make it across the street for the pool, but the rooms were very clean and kept up, the beds were... More 

Thank Deborah V

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Continental Inn is an affordably elegant hotel in the heart of Santa Cruz, just minutes from the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Municipal Wharf and just a short walk to the downtown area. Business and leisure travelers alike appreciate the amenities of our hotel. For comfort, convenience and quality service, the Continental Inn is your choice when visiting Santa Cruz. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Continental Inn

Address: 414 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060-4636
Region: United States > California > Santa Cruz
Price Range: £70 - £316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Continental Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 49
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Also Known As:
Continental Hotel Santa Cruz
Continental Santa Cruz
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“Upstairs back corner near the spa, had no noise issues at all.”
 of 5 bubbles NicoleR539, 1 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the rooms across the street and even had covered parking..”
 of 5 bubbles 882Mikec, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“go to a different hotel”
 of 5 bubbles OldDrifter, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“High floors are better (quieter) if you don't mind walking up the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles MagicmanNYC, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Great place to stay”
 of 5 bubbles mih2016, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
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